EVIAN-LES-BAINS, France -- Volvik staff player Chella Choi earned her 4th Top 10 of the year and 10th Top 25 of the 2013 season at the LPGA Tour's Evian Championship Sunday. Volvik had three players using their colored golf balls earn Top 25 finishes at the event giving them 32 Top 25 finishes in 21 events on the LPGA Tour this season.
The 23-year-old Choi earned $112,302 with her T6th place finish to mover her up to 23rd on the LPGA Money list. Cho also ranks 2nd on the LPGA Tour this season in Greens in Regulation and is 14th in scoring average. Choi plays an Orange Volvik Vista 4-piece golf ball.
Volvik staffer and LPGA Tour winner at the 2013 Pure Silk Bahamas LPGA Classic , Ilhee Lee, finished T11 at the Evian Championship with a Yellow Vista 4-piece golf ball. LPGA Tour rookie Mi Hyang Lee, who earned her card through the Volvik Race for the Card on the Symetra Tour in 2012, finished T19th. It was Mi Hyang Lee's first ever Top 25 finish on the LPGA Tour and the finish jumped her to 92nd on the LPGA money list.
There are currently four Volvik staffers in the Top 40 on the 2013 LPGA money list and nine Volvik players in the Top 100 on the LPGA money list: #23 Chella Choi (Orange), #27 Ilhee Lee (Yellow), #29 Pornanong Phatlum (Pink), #37 Meena Lee (Yellow).# 64 Jee Young Lee (Orange), #70 a new player using Volvik and #77 Lindsey Wright (Orange), #91Jeong Jang (Pink). #92 Mi Hyang Lee (Pink).
Volvik has 163 total instances of professionals using their Vista golf balls in tournament play on the 2013 LPGA Tour (67 Orange, 59 Yellow, 34 Pink and 3 Green). In the last 18 LPGA Tour events, players using Volvik colored golf balls have earned one Victory, 15 Top 10 finishes (including nine Top 5's) and 32 total Top 25 finishes.
Volvik is the #1 Color Golf Ball On Tour, with over 303 of its color golf balls in play on the 2012 and 2013 LPGA Tour. Since 2012, players using Volvik's ultra high-performance color golf balls earned over $4 million on the LPGA Tour, Web.com Tour and Symetra Tour with five victories and 45 Top 10 finishes.
Volvik is dedicated to the production of specialized 3- and 4-piece multi-layer golf balls that feature 37 worldwide patents. In over 30 years of golf ball production, Volvik has developed a reputation based on highly innovative development, quickly becoming one of the most significant and trusted golf ball manufacturers in the world.
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